It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s a vulture!

Vultures! These birds are big, bad, and actually just plain awesome! They don ‘t have the most pretty of faces but that doesn’t make them any less interesting! Here are a few of our favorite shots of the Turkey Vulture and the American Black Vulture.

Click on any of the images below to see it in full size.

Also, if you’d like to see more bird and wildlife photography, please check out our Instagram stream at Instagram.com/HeatherandKyle

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A Turkey Vulture soaring over the treeline out at the lake…

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This is the closest we have gotten to a Turkey Vulture before. We love all the detail you can see in its face

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American Black Vulture 01

A close up shot of an American Black Vulture

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It’s time to leave. A Turkey Vulture getting ready for take off.

American Black Vulture 02

Standing at attention. This Black Vulture was sitting in a tree on the edge of the shoreline with another Turkey Vulture. They were just relaxing and did not seem to mind me getting close for a picture.

American Black Vulture 01

American Black Vulture marching out of a barn to defend its territory.

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Soaring high and gracefully across the wetlands. One of 7 American Black Vultures.

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